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Danbury's Pro-Business Climate
Ranked the best small city in Connecticut to start a business, Danbury is the place where your company will shine. Local businesses are leveraging our unique combination of assets to gain a competitive advantage in today's global marketplace. These assets and resources include a pro-business climate, a creative, educated, and talented workforce, an excellent education system, transportation advantages, a superior quality of life, and much more!
On Sunday, Governor Lamont asked the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to begin offering disaster-relief loans to Connecticut small businesses and non-profits. The SBA approved his request. Companies can now apply for loans of up to $2 million through a special page on the SBA website. SBA also has more valuable information for businesses.
Learn more about the Small Business Administration - Disaster Relief Loans.
Workers directly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic no longer must be actively searching for work. And employers who are furloughing workers can use the Department of Labor's shared work program, which allows businesses to reduce working hours and have those wages supplemented with unemployment insurance. DOL has more information about these and other changes.
Review the Unemployment Assistance.